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ANALYTICS 
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Last Week: 1999 (-306)

TOP FIVE MOST-READ STORIES LAST WEEK
1. Committees Formed For And Against Jones Library Project by Art Keene
2. Planning Board Recommends Amendments To Apartment Bylaw by Maura Keene
3. Few Attend Forum on Moving Sixth Grade To Middle School by Toni Cunningham
4. Letter: Where Is The Town’s Legal Agreement With KP Law? by Sarah McKee
5. Councilor Critiques Town’s Draft Comprehensive Housing Policy by Maura Keene

WHAT’S IN THIS ISSUE?

NEW / BREAKING
Opinion: The Eviction Crisis Is Upon Us, The Legislature Must Act by Timothy Scalona

Opinion: Love, Justice And Climate Change. News About Indigenous Resistance to Fossil Fuel Projects by Russ Vernon-Jones

ARTS
Live Performance and Music Venue Planned For Amherst

Mass Cultural Council Renews Amherst Center Cultural District

Photo Of The Week: Nostalgia For Western Mass by Madiha Noor

CAMPUS
COVID-19 Cases Rise Quickly In Amherst by Marla Goldberg-Jamate

UMass Cancels Student Tailgating At Opening Home Football Game

CLIMATE / ENVIRONMENT / NATURE
Opinion: Love, Justice And Climate Change. News About Indigenous Resistance to Fossil Fuel Projects by Russ Vernon-Jones

Volunteers Sought For Climate Action Committee

Almanac: Eye Of Newt by Stephen Braun

Got Invasive Jumping Worms In Your Garden? UMass Extension Has Solutions


COVID-19
COVID-19 Cases Rise Quickly In Amherst by Marla Goldberg-Jamate

Town Reports Uptick In Covid-19 Cases

Board of Health Mandates Vaccines For Amherst High School Students by Maura Keene

UMass Cancels Student Tailgating At Opening Home Football Game

Annual Downtown Block Party Cancelled

COVID 19 Update For The Week Of September 8, 2021 by Art and Maura Keene


DOWNTOWN
Live Performance and Music Venue Planned For Amherst

Mass Cultural Council Renews Amherst Center Cultural District

Downtown Tree Planting Event September 11

ELECTIONS
Nomination Papers For Elected Town Offices Due To Town Clerk On September 14, 2021 At 5 PM

District One Candidate Forum Planned by Meg Gage

EVENTS
UMass Cancels Student Tailgating At Opening Home Football Game

Annual Downtown Block Party Cancelled

Thursday Farmers And Artisans Market At The Mill District In North Amherst by Meg Gage

Downtown Tree Planting Event September 11

Virtual Forum On New Texas Abortion Law

Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 25, 2021

District One Candidate Forum Planned by Meg Gage

FEATIURES
Almanac: Eye Of Newt by Stephen Braun

Got Invasive Jumping Worms In Your Garden? UMass Extension Has Solutions

Photo Of The Week: Nostalgia For Western Mass by Madiha Noor

HOUSING
Opinion: The Eviction Crisis Is Upon Us, The Legislature Must Act by Timothy Scalona

Housing Trust Suggests Uses For Federal Funds by Maura Keene

OPINION
Opinion: The Eviction Crisis Is Upon Us, The Legislature Must Act by Timothy Scalona

Opinion: Love, Justice And Climate Change. News About Indigenous Resistance to Fossil Fuel Projects by Russ Vernon-Jones

Letter: A Call For Transparency In CRESS Implementation by Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz

POLICE
Public Forum Shows Enthusiasm For CRESS Project by Art Keene

Frustration Resurfaces As Community Safety Working Group Attempts To Complete Its Work by Art Keene

PUBLIC HEALTH
Town Reports Uptick In Covid-19 Cases

Board of Health Mandates Vaccines For Amherst High School Students by Maura Keene

COVID 19 Update For The Week Of September 8, 2021 by Art and Maura Keene

Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 25, 2021

SCHOOLS
COVID-19 Cases Rise Quickly In Amherst by Marla Goldberg-Jamate

Board of Health Mandates Vaccines For Amherst High School Students by Maura Keene

SOCIAL JUSTICE
Opinion: The Eviction Crisis Is Upon Us, The Legislature Must Act by Timothy Scalona

Opinion: Love, Justice And Climate Change. News About Indigenous Resistance to Fossil Fuel Projects by Russ Vernon-Jones

Public Forum Shows Enthusiasm For CRESS Project by Art Keene

Frustration Resurfaces As Community Safety Working Group Attempts To Complete Its Work by Art Keene

Six Nominated To African Heritage Reparations Assembly by Art Keene

Virtual Forum On New Texas Abortion Law


TOWN GOVERNMENT
Public Forum Shows Enthusiasm For CRESS Project by Art Keene

Frustration Resurfaces As Community Safety Working Group Attempts To Complete Its Work by Art Keene

Housing Trust Suggests Uses For Federal Funds by Maura Keene

Six Nominated To African Heritage Reparations Assembly by Art Keene

Volunteers Sought For Climate Action Committee

New Amherst Recreation Director Named

Nomination Papers For Elected Town Offices Due To Town Clerk On September 14, 2021 At 5 PM

Letter: A Call For Transparency In CRESS Implementation by Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz

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